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Forum: Online Entertainment Services 30-05-2015, 15:19
Replies: 5
Views: 896
Posted By ovbg
The reason is quite simple, not enough people...

The reason is quite simple, not enough people have requested it to their Smart DNS provider. I've found that when people want a service to work with their smart DNS, they most likely do one of the...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-05-2015, 09:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By ovbg
Yes. You can have multiple Sticks in the house,...

Yes. You can have multiple Sticks in the house, but some content may place restrictions on how many streams you can concurrently play at the same time. Generally speaking, this only affects those...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 12-05-2015, 16:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,399
Posted By ovbg
Yes, that's correct. Your normal input would be...

Yes, that's correct. Your normal input would be blank, but in most cases, a TV will fire up to the last active HDMI input.

If you power your AFTV stick from the TV's 5v USB port, it will also...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 07-05-2015, 13:14
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By ovbg
Interesting point, but that could be seen the...

Interesting point, but that could be seen the other way around as well, as in "It can't be the BBC's fault, as I use the iPlayer on lots of other devices, and the problem is only on the Roku".

What...
Forum: Netflix 07-05-2015, 08:48
Replies: 931
Views: 187,941
Posted By ovbg
Year the Bridge (original) was brilliant, and I...

Year the Bridge (original) was brilliant, and I enjoyed both seasons.

What came across really interestingly in the Bridge was that the Swedish cop was speaking Swedish, and the Danish speaking...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-05-2015, 15:22
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By ovbg
No one said it will happen over night. That is...

No one said it will happen over night.

That is being looked at within another current story where the EU is considering opening up the EU as a single digital market.

Now, there are a number of...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-05-2015, 13:50
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By ovbg
This is a very interesting addition to the recent...

This is a very interesting addition to the recent news that the EU is looking at abolishing IP geoblocking in Europe.

Of course, this is interestingly different in that the BBC is actually now...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-05-2015, 06:24
Replies: 4
Views: 1,553
Posted By ovbg
It could be that it has stopped. The link below...

It could be that it has stopped. The link below is where it used to be, but it's not there...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 05-05-2015, 07:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,756
Posted By ovbg
This is a known issue. The BBC has notified Roku...

This is a known issue. The BBC has notified Roku about the problem, but that was a while ago. It seems the ball is in Roku's court.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-04-2015, 06:02
Replies: 305
Views: 42,556
Posted By ovbg
If you don't have Hulu showing up in your recent...

If you don't have Hulu showing up in your recent apps, it seems you don't have the official version of Hulu on your AFTV, but the Android mobile version (which is way inferior).

Try the tip...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 28-04-2015, 15:02
Replies: 305
Views: 42,556
Posted By ovbg
VPN's are great when you want to fully encrypt...

VPN's are great when you want to fully encrypt your traffic. But they have a couple of downfalls for watching television.

* They are not as easy to configure directly on most set-top-boxes....
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 22-04-2015, 17:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,742
Posted By ovbg
You may have to wait until early May when it is...

You may have to wait until early May when it is officially released in the UK.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 21-04-2015, 13:46
Replies: 305
Views: 42,556
Posted By ovbg
Agreed ^^ And if they could get Netflix on...

Agreed ^^

And if they could get Netflix on board, it would make all the more reason for Netflix customers to choose the AFTV Box which is incentive for Amazon to encourage Netflix.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-04-2015, 11:34
Replies: 305
Views: 42,556
Posted By ovbg
No probs here. I've been using an AFTV Stick on a...

No probs here. I've been using an AFTV Stick on a daily basis since it was launched in the US, and never had to change the batteries.

The AFTV Box has been in use since the German launch (which was...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 16-04-2015, 17:20
Replies: 30
Views: 5,248
Posted By ovbg
I've got a QNAP TS-453 Pro, which has four HD...

I've got a QNAP TS-453 Pro, which has four HD bays filled with 6TB disks in a RAID config. So, after parity I have just under 20TB. This is used for backups of all computers, as well as a virtual...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 15-04-2015, 20:24
Replies: 30
Views: 5,248
Posted By ovbg
I use Plex and it is near perfect. I have the...

I use Plex and it is near perfect. I have the Plex server running on the NAS, where I also have the collection. Plex has a native app for the AFTV which is not only good, it is the best app for any...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 15-04-2015, 13:12
Replies: 30
Views: 5,248
Posted By ovbg
I've had one for a while (from US) and it is...

I've had one for a while (from US) and it is noticeably more sluggish than the box.

Since I haven't seen any hardware updates in the UK model, I expect it will be the same. Not that it has problems...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 11-04-2015, 10:45
Replies: 8
Views: 3,480
Posted By ovbg
They are correct. Channel 4 have blocked rooted...

They are correct. Channel 4 have blocked rooted devices for years.

I still stand by what I said about a web browser though. It really was never made for watching television, that was something...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 31-03-2015, 16:20
Replies: 30
Views: 5,248
Posted By ovbg
Yes, it should work out well. You may get stung...

Yes, it should work out well. You may get stung by customs duty depending on how usgobuy.com priced your delivery. But even if they do, it is not a big deal and well worth it.

I often watch Sling TV...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 31-03-2015, 16:07
Replies: 30
Views: 5,248
Posted By ovbg
It's probably too late now, but yes, you will...

It's probably too late now, but yes, you will need to know someone to send it to in the US, Austria, Germany or UK. Buying from the US may incur import duty.

Alternatively, you can use a redirecting...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 31-03-2015, 15:55
Replies: 7
Views: 2,568
Posted By ovbg
Not a rumour but officially stated by Channel 4....

Not a rumour but officially stated by Channel 4. The Network plans to continue upgrading all the existing STBs and mobile devices to All4 over the course of the year. They have not however given a...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 31-03-2015, 15:43
Replies: 10
Views: 2,576
Posted By ovbg
Definitely the Amazon Fire TV Stick. (Actually,...

Definitely the Amazon Fire TV Stick. (Actually, the box is better, but the Stick is still a great device, and for your purposes, better than the Chromecast).
There is a review of the stick here...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 19-03-2015, 14:17
Replies: 6,295
Views: 680,794
Posted By ovbg
^^ I haven't seen anything about Sky Go going up...

^^ I haven't seen anything about Sky Go going up in price right now, and the cheapest there which includes Sky Sports is 35 per month.

Catch is, like you say, the issue of getting it onto a TV. If...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-03-2015, 12:52
Replies: 1
Views: 1,608
Posted By ovbg
Yeap, OverPlay have completely rebuilt the engine...

Yeap, OverPlay have completely rebuilt the engine behind their Smart DNS, and the new JetSwitch as they call it, is part of the frontend.

It should offer far greater expandability, stability and...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 13-03-2015, 21:33
Replies: 8
Views: 3,480
Posted By ovbg
Have you tried a set-top-box? Watching television...

Have you tried a set-top-box? Watching television on an actual television generally works better.

A web browser was made for browsing the web, not for watching TV. Yes, it can (sometimes) play TV...
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